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Furloughed Forgotten

We’ve hit Day 28 of the partial Federal shutdown. The moment the shutdown began, the media started talking about the 800,000 Federal employees who would be affected—either required to work or not allowed to work, both anticipating their next paychecks … Continue reading

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#januwordy: Thrive

Just a few weeks ago, goal setting was the topic everyone was talking about. It’s inevitable as the changing of the year approaches. Over where I co-blog about running and related things, I wrote about setting SMART/smart goals. The latter … Continue reading

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#januwordy: Magic formula

Over the years, a few fantasy stories relying on magic (Harry Potter, The Green Rider) have captured my interest. The crux of the stories is often formulaic. Generally there is some hereditary component. In some cases, certain species wield magic … Continue reading

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#januwordy: Collectors

Humans are collectors. You may not consider yourself such because you don’t have art on your walls or a curio case filled with trinkets or a box where you store figures. But there’s almost certainly something that you collect. Over … Continue reading

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The Anger of a Woman Running in the Dark

I had been running 2.5 miles already as I started the familiar loop around a small lake. I cruised along, clad in a reflective vest and using a headlamp to illuminate the feet of path in front of me and … Continue reading

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